russian ballet principal dancer bridals

From Elina Sazonova – “Ballet is my never-ending inspiration and that’s where this bridal editorial named Swan stemmed from. I used to dance when I was a child and I miss it so much that this shoot was something very personal and emotionally important to me.” “Anastasia, our model, is a principal dancer at the […]

cactus love session

These two have been together for over 9 years and wanted to celebrate with a photo shoot by the incredible Anastasiia Kryvenok. It was difficult to get permission to shoot from the greenhouse management but the effort was totally worth it! Complete with a cake (that the greenhouse cat ended up taking a bite of!), […]

elegant spring loft wedding

From photographers Alexander and Marina Santi – “Originally we had planned to shoot our editorial in a garden, but it being Moscow the weather turned inclement with rain and an icy wind. This did not deter our vision of springtime beauty! We recreated the look inside a cozy studio loft with an elevated elegance.” “We […]

color palette: coral, peach, + pink

With a beautifully warm color palette today’s editorial from Olga Osehova showcases what magic can be made when coral, peach, and pink are combined! With a touch of vintage brass, marbleized details, and muted gold flatware this wedding color palette is gorgeously feminine while still being utterly chic. *** Photography: Olga Osehova // Workshop: Alexandra […]

an artist’s winter-spring wedding

From photographer Adel Vafin – “With the team for this wedding inspiration shoot we decided to take a look at a non-standard wedding with the morning included! We wanted to show a more easy-going and freer ‘morning of’ than is traditionally had and tried to pay attention to details and emotions.” “The main theme and […]

subtropical bridals with must-see flowers

From photographer Anna Bamm – “The subtropical garden with its scents and sounds inspired us for this wonderful and colorful bridal portrait inspiration shoot. Unlike the streets of St. Petersburg in Russia, which at the time were gray and melting into the coming spring, the greenhouse was a completely different world filled with flowering azaleas, […]

black sea elopement

From the bride, Albina – “The story of meeting Vladimir meeting is rather usual: we have been students of the same university and after graduation started working together. Our feelings developed rapidly, and just after few months I realized that this man is my destiny! Vladimir proposed to me on my birthday while we were […]

romantic anniversary session

From Elena Skoblova of Photo in Moscow – “It has been a year since Sergey and Vera’s wedding day and so they decided to celebrate with a romantic anniversary shoot to capture their passion for each other. Their smiles and embraces are so genuine! They repeated their vows to each other and they couldn’t hold […]

kinfolk bridal session

From Alina Suleymanova of Studio Voile – “The concept for this bridal inspiration shoot came from reading issues of Kinfolk Magazine. We decided to imagine a modern bride who has chosen freedom, naturalness, and mindful minimalism as her life’s credo.” “We feel as though the Kinfolk bride is constantly in the process of self-improvement, acknowledging […]

mythical volga river elopement

From Svetlana Strizhakova – “This elopement wedding inspiration shoot took place in a Cold Gully – a mystical place among the river Volga bank and it was inspired by story of the Mistress of Zhiguli Mountains in Samara…” “The Mistress, who lived in her chambers deeply inside the mountains, fell in love with a young […]

monochromatic cinderella

From Olga of Fleurs de Reve – “In our wedding inspiration shoot we tried to create a new representation of tale of Cinderella: a stylized Cinderella’s morning when she is preparing to the ball! “We used the monochrome, textured and slightly peeling walls of the old mansion in the center of St. Petersburg as backdrop […]

seaside portraits in crimea

From the Bride, Anna – “For Vovo and I’s wedding, we decided what we wanted were photos that emphasized tenderness, feelings, and our relationship. I always love the delicate and soft pictures, filled with light, where nothing is superfluous and there are not too many fancy details – just love and nature. I came across […]

a frosty, aristocratic styled wedding

From Olga Siyanko – “This is the story we imagined to inspire our Frosty Aristocracy vintage wedding editorial… When we met Olga and Alexander they were dreaming about a winter wedding. They dreamed about waking up into a frosty noble morning of England during 1930s-40s and going for a walk through crunchy snow around their […]

jasmine spring

From Bride Tips – “We have been always mesmerized by the beauty of blooming jasmine. For this spring wedding inspiration shoot we mixed gentle pastel hues and soft gold with sweet aromas of jasmine, peonies, roses and liatris!” “Our keywords for inspiration were harmony and natural beauty. We especially enjoyed decorating this vision with flowers. […]

pastel wedding with rabbits

From Anna Pavlova – “We were very excited about the idea of a wedding with pets since they’re so sincere and touching, which is why we decided to involve rabbits in our styled shoot. In this wedding editorial we want to inspire brides and grooms to film with their animals as you’ll be glad to […]

stylishly modern engagement inspiration session

From Anastasia Bryukhanova Photography – “The first location for this engagement inspiration shoot was the newly opened museum of history – Yeltsin Center in Yekaterinburg, Russia. This is a very unusual structure with a Great Hall, mirrored pedestals, and an impressive exhibition. You could spend a whole day in this beautiful museum finding inspiring places […]